Freddie M. Bowdry Jr.
A celebration of life service for Freddie M. Bowdry Jr. will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 702 Arnold McKinney Drive, where the pastor is the Rev. Fer-Rell M. Malone Sr.
The body will lie in repose in the church from 10 a.m. until the service hour. Burial and committal services will follow in Greater Mt. Olive Church Cemetery, Griffin Road, Ruskin.
The cortege will assemble at the family residence, 815 Lee Ave., at 10:15 a.m.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 until 8 p.m.
He was born July 4, 1961 in Waycross to the late Freddie M. Bowdry Sr. and Mary Moore. He received his formal education from the public schools of Waycross.
He was preceded in death by his father, Freddie Bowdry Sr.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving and devoted wife, Jacqueline Givins Bowdry, of Waycross; his mother, Mary Moore, of Waycross; his son, Freddie Bowdry, of Brunswick; two sisters, Beverly Bethea (Willie) and Carolyn Owens (Ronnie), all of Waycross; three brothers, Carlton Bowdry, of Waycross, Raphael Bowdry (Cheryl), of Atlanta, and Errick Whitehead, of California; three step-daughters, Paula Lane (Willie), Andrea Collins (Anthony) and Angelina Small, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Artavia, Alexis, Tramaine, Trevarius, Hakeem, Anthony Jr. and Asia; seven great-grandchildren; aunts, uncles and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the guest book at www.perrybrothersfuneralhome.com
Professional services are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

Billy Ray Davis Jr.
The homegoing celebration for Billy Ray “Pac Man” Davis Jr. will be held Saturday at 3 p.m in the chapel of Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, with the Rev. Fer-Rell M. Malone Sr. offering words of comfort.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5 until 6 p.m.
“Pac Man,” as he was affectionately known, was born May 16, 1961 to the late Billy Ray Davis Sr. and Juanita Marris, of Chicago, Ill. He was the oldest of three children, a brother, Tony Stretchen, and sister, Roxanne Young (Arthur), of Columbus.
He attended public school in Ware County and was an employee of General Box Company, of Waycross.
He departed this life Saturday (March 5, 2016) after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his father and a great-uncle, Davis Lewis Sr.
Those left to cherish his memories include an adopted family, Samuel Streeter (the late Lizzie Streeter) (Willie Mae Butler); seven sisters, Mona Lisa Carr (Eman), of Gainesville, Fla., Mary Thomas (Gary), of Destin, Fla., Susie Lord, of Kirbyville, Texas, Delorse Jackson (Clarence) and Lynn Reed (Carlton), both of Waycross, Ashley Butler, of Atlanta, and Silviere Butler, of Jacksonville, Fla.; one uncle, Tim Davis, of Waycross; one aunt, Mary Clay, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the guest book at www.perrybrothersfuneralhome.com
Professional services are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

Mavis Jacobs
Mavis Jacobs, 66, died Wednesday (March 9, 2016) at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside in Jacksonville, Fla., following an extended illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Music Funeral Home.

Glenda Rush Calbert
Glenda Rush Calbert, 50, died Tuesday (March 8, 2016) at her residence in Brunswick.
She was raised in Jacksonville, Fla., and she lived most of her life in Charlotte, N.C., before moving to the Brunswick area a few years ago. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who worked as a receptionist in the hotel industry.
She was preceded in death by her father, Glen Rush.
Survivors include her husband, David Len Calbert, of Charlotte, N.C.; one son, David Glen Calbert (Heather), of Charlotte, N.C.; two grandchildren, Jace and Riley Calbert; her mother, Reba Crews Rush, of Waycross; “sister at heart,” Heather Thomas (Cecil), of Waycross; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Hoboken City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 1 until 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com

Eunice Thomas Johns
TAMPA, Fla. — Eunice Thomas Johns, 90, of Tampa, Fla., passed away Sunday (March 6, 2016) at the Estate at Hyde Park in Tampa following an illness.
Born in Offerman Jan. 30, 1926 to the late Archie Lee and Bertie Aspinwall Thomas, she lived in Tampa since 1968. She worked as a telegrapher for the Atlantic Coastline Railroad and the CSX Corporation and was a graduate of Patterson High School. She was a member of the DAR Desoto Chapter of Tampa and a member of the University Club of Tampa.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Leslie Johns, and a brother, Julian L. “Babe” Thomas.
Survivors include a brother, Archie Lee Thomas Jr., of Savannah; two nephews, Archie Bradford Thomas (wife, Merrilee) and Lynn Sumner Thomas (wife, Michelle); several great-nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 Saturday morning at the Patterson Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s of Florida, Gulf Coast Chapter, 14010 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite No. 709, Clearwater, Fla. 33762.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.pearsondial.com
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc. of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.

Carolyn L. Lang
Carolyn L. Lang, 87, died Tuesday afternoon (March 9, 2016) at her residence following a brief illness.
She was a native and life-long resident of Ware County and a 1945 graduate of Waycross High School. She was the daughter of the late John Walter Lee Sr. and Emma Douglas Lee. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Doris Halsrud, and a brother, John W. Lee Jr.
She was a very active member of First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ since 1951 and was active in the Christian Women’s Fellowship and the Chancel Choir for many years. She also volunteered with the Satilla Regional Medical Center Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) for 10 years and was a former member of the Waycross Exchange Club Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband of 69½ years, Gerald David Lang Sr., of Waycross; a daughter, Janie Lang Wysong (husband, Phil), of Waycross; a son, the Rev. Gerald D. “Jerry” Lang Jr. (wife, Ginger), of Centennial, Colo.; three grandchildren, Kirsten Forsythe (husband, Jacob), of Colorado, Sam Lang, of Denver, Colo., and Chris Wysong (fiancee, Mary Cate Grimes), of Mt. Berry; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Memorials may be sent to First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 412 McDonald St., Waycross, Ga. 31501.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.
The family will receive friends from 10:30 until 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at ww.musicfuneralhome.com
Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Shari Lynn Harrison
PATTERSON — Shari Lynn Williams Harrison, 52, of Patterson, passed away Monday afternoon (March 7, 2016) at her residence following an illness.
Born in Springfield, Ohio, July 26, 1963, she lived in Pierce County since the late 1980s. She had been a CNA for many years and would have celebrated her wedding anniversary on March 10. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother, and she especially enjoyed her newest granddaughter, Paislee.
She was preceded in death by her father, Cortis Williams, and her husband, Malcolm Devohn Harrison.
Survivors include five children, Brandi Harrison, of Jacksonville, Neil Harrison, of Blackshear, William Matthew Parker, of Blackshear, Dustin Harrison (wife, Marli), of Patterson, and Brandon Harrison, of Patterson; her mother, Martha Gullett Williams, of Urbana, Ohio; three sisters, Helen Hall, of Springfield, Ohio, Teresa Jacobs (husband, Terry), of Urbana, Ohio, and Tammie Toddhunter (husband, John), of Urbana, Ohio; a brother, Mike Williams (wife, Debra), of Enon, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Destiny Smith, Jimmy Smith, Mikayla Sawyer, Neil Harrison, Miranda Harrison, Hayden Ramsey and Paislee Harrison; numerous nieces, nephews and many other relatives.
The funeral will be held at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon at the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Interment will be in the Shiloh Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock Friday evening at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.pearsondial.com
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc. of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.

Thomas C. Savage Jr.
A graveside service for Thomas Clifton Savage Jr. was held Wednesday morning at Greenlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Page officiating.
Music Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Julie Irene Mobley
BLACKSHEAR — The funeral for Julie Irene Johnson Mulkey Mobley, 87, was held Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock in the Pearson-Dial Chapel.
Officiating were the Rev. I.B. Boyett and Elder Alvin Johnson.
Interment was in the New Home Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Chad Mulkey, Danny Herrin, Frank Foster, Chris Mulkey, Shane Sims and James Chapman.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.